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What the Mac Needs in 2018

Jason Snell on Macworld: The Mac is a mature platform used by millions of people for work and play. The most important thing to do is keep the platform stable. Reduce bugs, rem...More

iMac Pro iFixit Teardown

Here’s my second iMac Pro link for today. The first component out is the enormous dual-fan cooler. Looks like Apple sacrificed the 5K’s full-size desktop hard drive (not...More

The iMac Pro T2 Chip

This is the first of two links regarding the iMac Pro that I’ll be posting today.Jason Snell, writing at Macworld: I’ve spent the last week with Apple’s new iMac Pro, and in mo...More

Building a Hackintosh

So I really gave it away in the title, but, uhh, I built a computer. And that computer allegedly runs macOS. Why would I do this? How did I do this? What was my experience lik...More

It’s All Screen

John Gruber: …what does Apple do 2-3 years from now if they ship an iPhone with no notch? Describe it as “Really all screen this time”?What in the hell is Apple thinking? This ...More


Marco Arment on the iPhone X’s “notch”: Many app developers are planning to hide the notch in the UI with black bars. But Apple explicitly says not to. … Apple just completel...More

MacBook Pro Running Hot

I’ve had an interesting history with my MacBook Pros. Most of them have needed to go in for service and have the logic board replaced under warranty or recall at some point duri...More

The Thing about Trucks

Rob Rhyne explains why he’d take his Mac if he could only take one device with him: My thinking goes like this: I can borrow someone else’s phone if I need to make a call, but ...More

How Apple Lost My $1,000

Katie Floyd on the LG UltraFine 5K Display: I was willing to get over the looks and the cost and accept this was the price I must pay to have the best display available to matc...More

Display Spaces and The Dock

I have, over the course of my personal and professional life, become a lover of Apple products. I liked Apple before it was cool. I liked Apple while it was becoming cool. I lik...More

Apple Echo

Mark Gurman and Ian King on Bloomberg: Apple Inc. is pressing ahead with the development of an Echo-like smart-home device based on the Siri voice assistant, according to peopl...More

Design as Branding

Farhad Manjoo, in his column for The New York Times: And while Apple has slowed its design cadence, its rivals have sped up. Last year Samsung remade its lineup of Galaxy smart...More

New Policies for iOS

Jer Noble for Webkit speaking on some new features in iOS 10: <video autoplay> elements will now honor the autoplay attribute…This is an older piece of news but became re...More

iPhone 6s Plus 5/5 stars

My iPhone 6s Plus in all its gloryThe bigger size is definitely noticeable in my hand. Using buttons in the upper part of the screen is a little difficult at first, but the ...More

Poor Apple Watch

Casey Liss: Thinking of the Apple Watch as a standalone device that replaces the functionality of your phone is a fool’s errand. The Apple Watch improves your visibility into w...More

I’m Done with MacBooks

Khoi Vinh: What I’m starting to believe is that desktop operating systems like OS X might not be all that well suited for these away-from-your-desk use cases, that in spite of ...More

The iPad Is in Trouble?

Khoi Vinh on It’s now more than ten days after they went on sale, and yet there have been no sales figure announcements, no bragging about new record-breaking ...More

OS X Mavericks Review

Stephen Hackett on 512 Pixels: The bones haven’t changed all that much over the last 13 years, but every time Apple updates OS X, it continues to improve and refine features an...More

Apple Event Day

Apple Event Days are always exciting for me, and this one will be no different.You’ll be able to watch the event live on your iOS device, Mac, or Apple TV. 1 During the event, I...More

The App Store Problem

Stephen Hackett on 512 Pixels: The bottom line is this: developers should be able to work on their product in a sustainable way. Realmac are some of the good guys, and to have ...More

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